Why Study the Media?

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SAGE Publications, Dec 13, 1999 - Social Science - 165 pages
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`It's easy to be snobbish about media culture; the great merit of Roger Silverstone's book is to make the reader understand just how important that culture is' - Richard Sennett, New York University

`A remarkable book which argues for a new paradigm for the study of the media' - Daniel Dayan, Centre National de la Recherche

`A persuasive and sophisticated discussion of the role of the media in modern life at the threshold of the twenty-first century' - Ellen Seiter, University of California

`A very important book, one that moves media theory and argument on at long last. This is an attempt to get people to think differently about the media - not ju

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About the author (1999)

Roger Silverstone is Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His previous publications include: Framing Science (1985), and Television and Everyday Life (1994).

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